Date of Presentation

5-5-2022 12:00 AM

College

School of Osteopathic Medicine

Poster Abstract

Paradoxical vocal fold motion (PVFM) is vocal fold adduction during inspiration

Patients often present with dyspnea, throat tightness, and cough

Common risk factors that predispose patients to PVFM include gastroesophageal reflux disease, psychiatric disease, chronic cough, airway irritation, and female gender

This study was conducted to identify possible risk factors and associated conditions for PVFM; additionally, a novel scoring system was developed to aid in diagnosis of PVFM

Keywords

Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Dyspnea, Cough, Gastroesophageal Reflux, Diagnosis

Disciplines

Communication Sciences and Disorders | Diagnosis | Medicine and Health Sciences | Otolaryngology | Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms | Respiratory System | Respiratory Tract Diseases

Document Type

Poster

COinS
 
May 5th, 12:00 AM

The Utility of an Inpatient Consult for Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion

Paradoxical vocal fold motion (PVFM) is vocal fold adduction during inspiration

Patients often present with dyspnea, throat tightness, and cough

Common risk factors that predispose patients to PVFM include gastroesophageal reflux disease, psychiatric disease, chronic cough, airway irritation, and female gender

This study was conducted to identify possible risk factors and associated conditions for PVFM; additionally, a novel scoring system was developed to aid in diagnosis of PVFM

 

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